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Crochet shell-picot stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Half tr/ half dc – h.tr / h.dc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 11 + 4

Row 1: Skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, * 1dc/sc in next ch, 3ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next, 5ch, skip 4ch, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, skip 2ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in each of the next 2 ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in next dc/sc below, 1ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 9tr/dc In space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 3ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 9tr/dc In space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 1ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2dc/sc below, turn.

Row 3: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in each of the next 2st below, * 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc, 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3 ch; rep from*, 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc, 5ch, 1dc/sc in h,tr/h.dc below, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in next st, 3ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in 2nd dc/sc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch; rep from *, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in 2nd dc/sc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2dc/sc below, turn.

Row 5: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in next st, 4tr/dc in space of 3ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 3ch. 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 5ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 3ch. 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 4tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, * 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc below; rep from*, work last dc/sc in 3rd ch and turn.

Row 7: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 2st below, * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 5ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in 2nd dc/sc below; rep from*, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc, turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 7 until you have reached your desired length.

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